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site is cagw.org. coming up next, our regular your money segment looks at taxes and the federal health-care law. jay hancock with kaiser health news is our guest. first, this news update. >> an update on the ship grounded near alaska. salvagers are checking the seaworthiness of shell oil drilling ship that has been refloated. once they are satisfied it is seaworthy, there will tow it 30 miles to shelter. bank of america has reached a settlement with fannie mae. this stems from residential mortgage loans sold by the bank in the countrywide unit to the agency, ahead of the nation 2008 i need crisis. the settlement includes almost $3.5 billion payment to be made. the bank also bogging back some of the loans sold to fannie mae. secretary of state hillary clinton returns to work today. she's been sidelined for four weeks since taking bill on her return from a trip to europe. the secretary schedule includes talks with the white house tomorrow with the defense secretary and national security adviser. later in the week she welcomes the afghan president for working dinner. the secretary also says sh
the healthcare system in state prisons. not only did they come out on top in the united states but in the world. he says california has provided more beds and built or ren nateed -- renovated healthcare facilities. court documents say the prison conditions have vastly improved making the judge's ruling no longer necessary. >> i'm hopeful we'll prevail in the 9th circuit. if not, we have a direct appeal to the scattered showers and we'll -- to the supreme court and we'll go there if needed. >> reporter: he slammed 25 federal reports which he says nit-picked california's perfectly fine prison system. he believes the reports were a waste of money. now, brown wants to get out from under the court order that requires california to spend more than $440 million a year sending inmates to prison in other states. the population in the state's 33 prisons has been reduced by more than 27,000 inmates since 2011. and he says this could force the state to release dangerous inmates. he wants the cap to 2009. now, that decision was upheld by the u.s. supreme court in 2011. so far the federal judges have said th
expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what me
fiction. spending isn't the problem. healthcare is. get that under control the president reportedly says pretty much everything else is under control. we will talk to steve moore in a is second about what boehner said after this. it might explain this. nancy pelosi pushing for still more revenues this week and republicans demanding dollar for dollar tax hikes to spending cuts. what makes you think we will make any progress wielding this out of control when we are not. steve, why less won't be more. steve this is fascinating. tell me exactly what went down. >> i did the interview with speaker boehner on friday over in the capitol and one of the first things that he told me in the meeting. i said what was the most interesting thing and shocking thing about the five weeks of negotiations in the oval office with president obama? and he said at one point the president turned to him and said you know, john, we don't have a spending problem in this country. and the speaker told me he said his jaw sort of dropped when the president said that. my jaw dropped when the speaker told me that story. a
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of where this money is being spent. planned parenthood is a healthcare provider. a leading healthcare provider and provides primary healthcare services to millions of americans last year. they provided 11 million services to americans. prevention services. 90% of the services that planned parenthood offers is prevention. that means 41% are std treatment and prevention. >> bill: testing for to see if you have and things like that and that's worthy. >> 32% is contraception. so right there. 73% of what planned parenthood does. >> bill: that doesn't cost any money very little money to do that. >> it costs a lot of money. >> bill: no, it doesn't. >> yes. talking about the price. >> bill: rather than debate this, would you agree with me that we need a congressional audit to see where the money is going? because, if you are performing 350,000 abortions, that costs a lot of money. have you got it pay the doctors, you have got to pay for anesthesia. have you got to pay for insurance. have you got to pay for the rooms. >> it's covered by insurance. >> bill: wait, wait, wait, wait. wait ms. page
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education funding and healthcare reforms. >>> a dog grooming van crashes into a business in san jose and we will tell you what happened to this vehicle just before this happened and what it means for the store. >>> rosemary is up in a few minutes and she will tell us about some cold temperatures headed this way. >> they are the hottest tickets to get but if they are looking for 49ers tickets, that is coming up after the break. . >>> california highway patrol is investigating an auto pedestrian accident which sent an elderly woman to the hospital. it happened around 5:30 at mission boulevard in unincorporated hayward. the woman was taken to the medical center and is expected to survive. the driver is said to be cooperating with authorities. >>> a special red light camera will be install at one of the most dangerous treat corners. they just installed one at market and arcadia streets. many pedestrians have been hit and they are hoping to catch drivers making illegal right turns. >>> a stolen truck in san jose, the crash happened at 8:00 a.m. on brennan lane and north i-85. this left two busi
. >> it is now about 20 minutes before the top of the hour. obama sold his healthcare law saying it would bring down costs for all of us. why are more young people seeing health insurance premiums on the rise? >> talk about wedding crashers. they were supposed to sore off into the sunset. instead this wedding party, you want to see this. this happy couple used capital one venture miles for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. firefighter the spent more than 3 hours putting out the fire that consumed a mall there. which don't know if any one was hurt in this. the fire may have started from a welding accident. >> finally to australia. the training wheels are off. literally. take a look at this. student pilots f
watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> and everyone has an opinion tonight on this first item of our "instant index." a big event this morning, unveiling of the royal portrait but what did you think? does this look like kate middleton, the duchess? will and kate said to be very pleased but all day long we've been following the art critics who say the painting makes her look older, one even said frumpy. it's tough out there. >>> and our video, right out of the beginning of life on earth. it's the biggest giant squid ever captured on tape. you are looking at it there, from thousands of feet below the ocean. the creature more than ten feet long, can weigh up to a ton. its eyes are the size of dinner plates. and on those tentacles are suction pods and in them, razor-sharp barbs. filmed for a discovery channel show airing january 27. >>> on this friday, why not cheer on a kid who never expected to be a superstar? ch
. the systems will get an additional $250 million each. it expands healthcare under the healthcare reform and leaves a billion dollars in reserve. the governor's plan to increase public education funding also includes social engineering, poorer districts will get more than other ones. david louie has more. >> west contra costa knows hardship. they got a $46 million bailout and laid off teachers long before the budget crisis. now it has paid off the loan it is getting a shot in the arm. in announcing $2.7 billion in increased funding for public education. >> in richmond, it's not like growing up in los gatos or beverly hills. >> they want to give those hire amounts. julie says it's critical because 70% of the 30,000 students are minority, some of them are still learning english. >> you have to understand that education is the foundation for everything. without that money, without that foundation, we're going to see problems in the future. so fixing it now helps. >> reporter: school district board member does see a downside when contradicts are treated unequally. >> we're not going to apolo
,000, which may be some of the impacts of sandy rebuilding starting to filter into these numbers. > healthcare, food services up, even while we have government jobs, those numbers are going down still. > > sure. for the year government jobs actually contracted. earlier on in the recovery, or before the recovery actually, private jobs were actually contracting faster and government jobs weren't doing much. now you are starting to see the opposite occur, where private sector jobs are coming back and government jobs have kind of slowed and actually contracted quite a bit. > what is your read? what is your take on this? we still have 7.8% as the official unemployment rate. so, is it just trickling along as before? > > sure. i think one of the hardest things that we have to do now in my profession is figure out what policymakers and politicians are going to do. unfortunately, the fiscal cliff came and went, but nothing really was solved, and we're going to have another one of those coming up in february, which is probably going to keep a lid on hiring for a while. all in all, 2012 and 2011, about 1
warned the surplus could disappear based on federal actions, cutting the national debt or healthcare costs. democrats say the plan mirrors their own but they are eyeing rebuilding the social safety net. >> we are in this middle ground area, no more cuts. >> reporter: the leader of the democrats in the senate pointed january is not may. in may the governor will release his budget which we could see the surplus disappeared or see that it has grown, in which cases democrats may restore afunding to social -- funding to social service cuts. ken pritchett,. >> reporter: >> more details. the state estimates it will have a surplus of $851 million. it drops down for 2014. but then it increases to 400 million the next year. it is projected at a billion dollars for the 2016 year. >> restore. rebuild. >> after governor jerry brown announced the plan protesters gathered at city hall. this is one of six rallies held on behalf of help and human services. they demanded they restore cuts to children, seniors and disabled. coming up, one of the big winners in the state budget appears to be public educ
the requirement for healthcare has been met. coming up, tara moriarty will join us live from san quentin with why governor brown is determined to get out of the court order. >>> former chuck hagel said they are preparing for a confirmation battle. the criticisms are coming from both republicans and democrat. >>> time now 5:07, sal is back and any commute battles? i know you are watching the east bay. >>> that's right, that is usually where the traffic becomes slowest earlier in the morning and we always watch 880 because a lot of people are coming from salvano into alameda county and the whole stretch looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze, crossing into san francisco, they do not want to get a head of the crowd and they have a big delay after 6:15 or so. if you are driving on the approach to the san mateo and dumbarton, that is a nice looking drive. let's go to steve. >>> it is going to be a sunny and warmer day and a big change starts to take place. much colder air. it is a fog advisory out towards fairfield and lots of sun this afternoon and warmer, a little hazy with areas that have to d
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out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> that was nice. fluff it. fluff it first. then straighten the jacket. >> okay. good, good. all right. >> well, enough with the real news. let's gather around the water cooler with lewis. lewis, what do we have today? >> well, you see this beyonce on the governor of "" "gq"? she gave birth to her baby girl a year ago. now she's headlining the super bowl in february. her fifth solo album is expected to come out later this year. she's incredible. jay-z, her, i'm a huge fan of both of them. >> it's probably dna and she works hard. she probably works her tail off. >> she works
arrests could be coming. >>> despite the new healthcare, the cost of healthcare could be going up for california residents, who is raising rates by double-digits. >> take a look outside. this is the maze in oakland. and traffic is just moving fine. if you are headed north and on into the city. and it looks like the roads. if they are not too wet, you will have a smooth ride. it is 7:11. you are watching "mornings on 2". [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. . >>> good morning to you. few clouds breaks and showers lasting through the morning hours. >>> the first family is scheduled to arrive back in washington within the next half hour. the president and michelle ob
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for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> three weeks from today the swearing in of president president obama. this year two times the fun. the president will be sworn in on january 20th as dictated by the constitution. since the 20th falls on a sunday that ceremony will take place at the white house. there will be a second more public inaugural ceremony at the u.s. capitol the next day, monday january 21st. >>> let's take a look at other stories. apparently americans are not the only ones excited about the president's inauguration. ♪ four years have passed but president is still the man ♪ ♪ >> the irish group is at it again with the second song for the president. the first song went viral and earned the duo an invitation to the president's inauguration. this time the president's distant cousin will present a copy of the new song to the president for which he was given a co-writer credit. we'll find out for sure if formerer
patients at an urgent healthcare city. >> in a typical year you would see two or three cases but today we are seeing over 20 to 30 cases a day. >>> new york state reports 20,000 cases, the flu is spreading fast in the city. >> coughing, sneezing and being in close proximity to someone with those symptoms you can contract the flu. >> the outbreak in new york state officials have declared a public health emergency. new york's governor has suspended a law that limited where children could get vaccinated. now kids between the ages of 6 months and 18 years of age can come to pharmacies like this and get the flu shot. it may not be easy to find. >> i had to get prescriptions filled and i was counting on getting my flu shot and they are out of flu shots. >>> although there are reports of shortages, the stores and clinics are restocking. this year manufacturers shipped 130,000 doses. the flu season can last through march so doctors say it is not too late to protect yourself. erica ferrari for cbs news new york. >>> rain is making an impact, the bayer building forced to vacate because of a slippin
healthcare costs. >>> it is getting more expensive to rent office space there. new figures show it jumped 27% last year compared with the same period a year ago. the average rent was almost 49 dollars per square foot. analysts say the high price may slow gains in the city as companies look elsewhere for more affordable rents. >>> students, teachers and staff members at the city college of san francisco gathered for a rally this morning. >> ---school- >> the group is outraged over the response to the crisis that could shut down that college. this week they asked for a extension to solve its financial and management problems. school board has warned if it fails to show improvement it could have its accreditation revoked and shut down. the former san francisco niners owner is one vote away from the hall of fame. he is among the finalists named today for the hall of class. it will be determined then. other former 49ers on the list are charles haley, kevin green and larry allen. >>> 49er fans and the city are gearing up for the game against them. coy tower and that are light up to show that, t
the state has added beds and built or renovated healthcare facilities and that's helped to solve the problem here. now, federal judges presented the state with a deadline, midnight last night to file plans for further reducing the prison population but instead, state attorneys filed a motion hours before the deadline saying the requirement for acceptable prison healthcare has been met. governor brown wants to get out from under the court order that requires california to spend more than $440 million a year sending inmates to prisons in other states. the governor has also said that the court-ordered reducks could release drugs -- reduction could release dangerous or violent inmates. the population has been reduced by 24,000 inmates since october 2011. federal court orders found the state was putting inmates in unsafe conditions. federal officers say the governor will hold a press conference, two of them, one in los angeles and one in sacramento to trump his efforts. we will be following it and let you know what he has to say. live from san quentin state prison, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel
are the ones who pay a portion of our income for robert attacks; we are the teachers, healthcare professionals, caregivers. we also have 5000 more kids on average in district 11 than in other places in san francisco. 5000 more kids. don't have the investment in education that we need to have. we don't have the opportunity for education and employment again people need. -- there is so much more to do. we are seeing great changes in san francisco. we are seeing great economic changes in san francisco. we have done a lot of work on the board to pave the way for these new economic changes. we have given economic tax breaks for the new companies starting up in the city; we have changed our business taxes well. a lot of these changes are changes that affect big business in san francisco but we need to do more to make sure that we support every day businesses. we are seeing higher income people; (indiscernible) i really believe that san francisco needs to do something deliberate, specific that measures how people on the bottom rung are getting by in a better way. it's not enough that we
, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue
their legislative representatives. >> brown says the problems with the prison healthcare system have been solved making the court order unnecessary but the supreme court backed the court ruling capping prison populations and federal judges won't consider raising the cap. >>> two years ago a gunman opened fire on a campaign event outside a tucson grocery store killing six, injuring a dozen including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. since then there have been 11 mass shootings and a call for change from the white house. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: bells rang out this morning in tucson, arizona, marking the moment when a gunman opened fire two years ago today. six people were killed and 13 injured including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today, giffords and her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly, launched a new political action committee aimed at reducing gun violence. last week, giffords met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg a gun control advocate. the group he founded, called demand a plan, is airing ads with the mother of t
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tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. isurprise...it's eating less. to losing weight. i'm hungry just thinking about it. thank goodness for new slimful. one delicious, 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water, like before dinner, helps keep me satisfied for hours. so instead of this much, i only need this much. and slimful tastso good... i don't even miss dessert. slimful and a glass of water... eating less is a beautiful thing. >>> welcome back. i don't want to shoot you might be the last words that teacher, ryan heb echl r ever heard. i don't want to shoot you. he might have gone on to shoot others. he might have but he didn't. more of the remarkable story. >> reporter: what happened inside taft union high school began as a plan the day before. in the mind o
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> we've been talking about this terrible story out of ohio and the 16-year-old girl at the center of an alleged rape case. also the young men accused of this crime. we want to reiterate that they are innocent until proven guilty. let me bring in dr. cheryl arutt and dr. drew pinsky. dr. drew, let me ask you this. what's disturbing is the fact -- >> everything. >> -- that there was enough wherewithal for these young men to tape what was going on, to record, to document, to take photos. what was their mentality? what was going on in their minds or was nothing going on? >> well, deborah, here's the deal. i think we all -- all of your viewers need to step back
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♪ ] >> jennifer: we have good news and bad news tonight on the cost of healthcare in america. first, the good news. according to the obama administration the rate of increase in healthcare spending went up 3.9% in 2011. a mall amount. it's the same increase that we saw in 2009 and 2010. for the record those are the lowest up ticks in more than half a century. pretty good. now for the bad news. anthem blue cross wants to hike their premiums by 26%. insurers in florida and ohio have already increased patients' rates by 20%. how is this happening and what can be done to stop it? we're going to put those questions to dave jones, who is leading the charge against the wild rate hikes that the insurance companies are planning. he's coming to us from sacramento. dave welcome inside "the war room." >> a pleasure to be with you jennifer. >> jennifer: tell us for people who have not been following this, why are these rate hikes happening in some states and not in others? >> the problem in california and other states is that there is nothing in the affordable care act or in state law that gives the insurance
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, 75-year-old map saying i want to get government out of my healthcare. of course government is already in their healthcare through medicare. the reason we have medicare is because of the democratic party in the 1960s under lyndon johnson that put that through. we have social security because of the democratic party in the 1930s under fdr. so there's a rich tradition of doing these kinds of things by the democrats. there's no doubt the party is not as populist based as it once was. whether the country as a whole has shifted that much or whether they were reading the wrong clips in the media, frankly i'm not sure we can tell you what it was but there definitely has been a shift in that sense. >> host: this e-mail from ron, all of your subjects seem to be basically revelations of corruption of american stereotypical ideal. what you believe is more the norm, corruption 0 idealism? aren't you driven to be per reppally pessimistic about the future of america by your work? >> guest: i don't see how -- anybody could be anything other than pessimistic when you look at healthcare, which is -- it
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to keep healthcare costs down, but your company's not a big company. lily, bristol myers, pfizer, they've got fortunes to be able to do these tests. i am afraid that the exact sciences of the world with these terrific ideas don't have enough money to get through this gauntlet. >> you know, that may be true of some companies. it has not been the case with us. you know, let me just take you back to the concept of this test is to be able to detect a precancerous polyp the size of the tip of this pen. one centimeter. it may take eight to ten years to go to actual stage-one cancer. by being able to detect that precancerous polyp noninvasively we think we can get a significant uptake in the number of patients willing to get screened. fda is working with us. medicare is working with us. providers are excited about this. and we really think that this is an opportunity that is unique and will set a new path for new diagnostic companies to help take cost out of the healthcare system. >> one last question, kevin. this is revolutionary. i'm wondering, are there other cancers that can be detected t
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.4 billion in healthcare costs, according to the centers for disease control. but this year is expected to be far worse. that figure does not include the cost of lost worker productivity. >> reporter: to make matters worse, many employees are reluctant to call in sick, for fear of losing their jobs. so they continue going to work, delaying their recovery and infecting others. some businesses have so many sick workers. they're severely understaffed and are scrambling for back-up plans. >> it's a perfect storm. companies are already quite lean in terms of their abilities to duplicate work if somebody is out. and this year's flu season isç three times what the normal levels are for flu. >> reporter: doctors also have some recommendations forç companies trying minimize the impact of the flu on theirç workforce. >> if your employee is sick, they should stay home. you should recommend that your employees get the influenza vaccine, if they haven't done so already. >> reporter: and that's advice i personally took to heart today. erika miller, "n.b.r.," the bronx. >> tom: the u.s. trade ga
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